By Any Other Name
What is in a name? What is in a title? Zach and Ken explore the more interesting episode titles of the original series and "try" to correlate the names to the plots of the episodes. In some cases; they're an easy match. In other cases; there isn't a direct link as to what the episode was about. In a very humbling moment for Ken--confusion on a title and actual episode becomes apparent. No editing here-Ken owns his error and makes for some good fun at his own expense.
Zach and Ken explore all the more interesting titles and ask for your input as to what some of these titles mean to you and how you have been interpreting them. Ken and Zach put out a host of theories and reveal the history of some of these lines from great literature.
Welcome to Standard Orbit! (00:01:09)
What will Discovery do? (00:03:20)
That's the wrong episode Ken!! (00:06:47)
City on the Edge of Forever (00:10:14)
Friday's Child (00:13:35)
The Immunity Syndrome (00:15:50)
Return to Tomorrow (00:17:26)
Bread and Circuses (00:20:00)
And the Children shall Lead (00:22:59)
Is there in Truth no Beauty (00:25:00)
Whom God's Destroy (00:27:01)
Mark of Gideon (00:29:21)
The Cloud Minders (00:30:45)
The Savage Curtain (00:32:00)
Requiem for Methuselah (00:34:18)
The Undiscovered Country (00:37:48)
Final Thoughts (00:48:19)
Thank you for listening (00:54:25)
Ken Tripp and Zach Moore
C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer), Ken Tripp (Executive Producer), Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer), Zach Moore (Editor), Renee Roberts (Associate Producer), Richard Rutledge (Associate Producer), Aaron Harvey (Associate Producer), Richard Marquez (Production Manager)
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